Old Sloop Presents
a performing arts series at the First Congregational Church of Rockport, Massachusetts
Most Old Sloop performances will return to Fellowship Hall for the 2022-2023 season. Most performances will include an intermission, and homemade desserts and coffee, tea, and other drinks will again be available. COVID-19 remains a concern, and capacity will be limited to 100 to allow space for attendees to distance. Masks are optional. Ticket purchasers who suspect they may have contracted COVID-19 should not attend, and Old Sloop Presents will refund purchases. Click here to see of all of our COVID-19 protocols.
Sat. Sept. 10: The Black Feathers – Jaeger & Reid open
The Black Feathers return to the Old Sloop! Ray Hughes and Sian Chandler write songs that are both modern and ancient, weaving in traditional influences so thoroughly that they become the warp and weft of fresh creations, and they sing their songs gloriously.
Fri. Sept. 30: Pamela Means and The Power of the Protest Song
Pamela Means is a singer-songwriter, a jazz musician, an activist, and an educator. Armed with razor wit poetry and irresistible charm, Pamela Means’ “stark, defiant songs” (New York Times Magazine) set the status quo and the stage afire.
Fri. Oct. 28: Alisa Amador – Haley Sabella opens
2022 NPR Tiny Desk Contest winner Alisa Amador brings her trio to the Old Sloop. Her music is a synthesis of the many styles she’s voraciously absorbed: rock, jazz, funk and alternative folk, all wrapped in the spirit of the Latin music she grew up with, singing with her parents’ Latin band, Sol y Canto.
Sat. Nov. 19: Joe Jencks – Chris Lavancher opens
Joe Jencks is an international touring musician, award-winning songwriter, and celebrated vocalist known for his performances of musical beauty, social consciousness and spiritual exploration.
Fri. Dec. 16: Christmas with Cassie & Maggie
Nova Scotian sisters Cassie and Maggie have been lighting up the world with their unique blend of traditional and contemporary Celtic instrumentals and vocals. Appearing on stages across North America, the UK, and Europe, the sisters have enchanted audiences far and wide with lively fiddle, piano and guitar arrangements, stunning sibling vocal harmonies in both English and Gaelic, all complemented by their intricate and percussive stepdancing style.